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New Congress will be missing some of its longtime pro-Israel pillars

Rep. Gary Ackerman, shown addressing the Israel Policy Forum on Dec. 3, is one of a number of veteran pro-Israel lawmakers leaving Congress. (Courtesy IPF)

WASHINGTON (JTA) — When the new Congress convenes in January, it will be missing several longtime pillars of support for Israel on Capitol Hill. Gone from the House of Representatives will be veteran Jewish Reps. Howard Berman (D-Calif.), the ranking member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Gary Ackerman… Read more »